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    The first prayer beads (“Sanskrit: mala, meaning “garland”) grew out of the Vedic tradition in India and were the prototype for prayer beads in later world cultures. (For more information on history and meaning, see our About Malas section.) Made from the seeds of a Bodhi tree, the tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment in Bodhgaya, India 2500 years ago, this type of mala is good for any form of practice. It is finished with a woven cord tassel. Marker beads may be special ordered for an additional $8.00 to $10.00 depending on the number added to the mala. Placement of markers can be arranged according to one’s meditation tradition. Please contact us for more details.
  • fullmalaRose Natural Mother of Pearl Full Mala 3

    Create Your Own Full Mala

    Price will be based on your selection.

    BUILD YOUR OWN 108 BEAD FULL MALA!

    Many Blessings! (Buddhist message in scroll or image) - Welcome to our BUILD YOUR OWN MALA page. For those who prefer to create their own from 108 mala we have created this customizable shopping cart below. Steps are below...

    1. Choose Your base 108 beads for the mala.
    2. Choose Your Marker Bead (this goes in-between the base beads to help keep a good prayer rhythm). $10 to add most any markers...
    3. Choose Marker Layout (number of beads in-between your marker beads).
    4. Accent - $5 to add accent style.
    5. Guru Bead - Traditionally the LARGEST bead that also holds together your mala.
    6. Tassel - Optional to add a tassel.
    7. Snake Knot - Optional to add a snake knot.

    Choose Your Favorite Base Bead Below to Begin!!

       
  • The first prayer beads (“Sanskrit: mala, meaning “garland”) grew out of the Vedic tradition in India and were the prototype for prayer beads in later world cultures. (For more information on history and meaning, see our About Malas section.) Our wood and seed malas are strung either on woven nylon cord with decorative knots, or on flexible wire with cotton tassels. This richly dark colored hard wood will only get warmer with usage. Marker beads may be special ordered for an additional $8.00 to $10.00 depending on the number added to the mala. Placement of markers can be arranged according to one’s meditation tradition. Please contact us for more details.
  • Light Lotus Full Mala Light Lotus Full Mala
    The first prayer beads (“Sanskrit: mala, meaning “garland”) grew out of the Vedic tradition in India and were the prototype for prayer beads in later world cultures. (For more information on history and meaning, see our About Malas section.) Lotus seed makes a durable mala that has been used for centuries as a practice support. Light lotus seed is a pale beige with black specles, a pattern called "moon and stars" in Asia. This imported mala is finished with a red or maroon endless knot. Marker beads may be special ordered for an additional $8.00 to $10.00 depending on the number added to the mala. Placement of markers can be arranged according to one’s meditation tradition. Please contact us for more details.
  • fullmalaLightSandalwood
    The first prayer beads (“Sanskrit: mala, meaning “garland”) grew out of the Vedic tradition in India and were the prototype for prayer beads in later world cultures. (For more information on history and meaning, see our About Malas section.) Our wood and seed malas are strung either on woven nylon cord with decorative knots, or on flexible wire with cotton tassels. Derived from the ancient city of Benares, these malas retain for years their lovely sandalwood fragrance. When the Buddhist teachings flourished in India, meditators retreated to the cool sandalwood groves during the heat of the summer. Finished with a sandalwood guru bead and red tassel. Marker beads may be special ordered for an additional $8.00 to $10.00 depending on the number added to the mala. Placement of markers can be arranged according to one’s meditation tradition. Please contact us for more details.

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